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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for VBScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VBScript over the 6 months to 30 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
UK
6 months to
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1072 822 634
Rank change year-on-year -250 -188 +173
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 187 161 224
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.20% 0.27% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 179 119 182
10th Percentile £32,700 £33,750 £33,750
25th Percentile £36,688 £38,250 £40,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - -4.04%
75th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £67,750 £77,500 £71,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.11% +11.76% -5.56%

VBScript is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 95,707 58,623 43,954
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.77% 55.05% 55.54%
Number of salaries quoted 44,369 41,578 36,510
10th Percentile £36,750 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VBScript as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VBScript.

Salary trend for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing VBScript over the 6 months to 30 June 2022.

Salary histogram for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the UK over the 6 months to 30 June 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
England -217 173 £50,000 - 25
London -207 88 £52,500 -19.23% 6
UK excluding London -144 82 £46,500 -2.11% 19
Work from Home -243 72 £50,000 +5.26% 10
Midlands -47 25 £50,000 - 6
South East -73 24 £46,500 -11.43% 7
North of England -75 20 £35,000 -6.67% 5
Yorkshire -37 18 £36,375 -3.00% 3
East Midlands -22 13 £45,000 +8.43% 2
West Midlands -59 8 £52,500 +5.00% 4
South West -59 6 £50,000 +5.26%
East of England -87 6 £55,500 +43.23% 1
Northern Ireland -20 1 £30,000 -
North East -25 1 £35,000 -56.25%
North West -81 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 30 June 2022, IT jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for VBScript.

1 122 (65.24%) PowerShell
2 107 (57.22%) Windows
3 91 (48.66%) Microsoft
4 65 (34.76%) VMware
5 58 (31.02%) VB
6 52 (27.81%) SCCM
7 51 (27.27%) Microsoft 365
7 51 (27.27%) Active Directory
8 47 (25.13%) SQL
9 44 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 41 (21.93%) Social Skills
11 39 (20.86%) SQL Server
11 39 (20.86%) Windows Server
12 38 (20.32%) Microsoft Intune
13 37 (19.79%) Finance
14 34 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 33 (17.65%) Citrix
16 31 (16.58%) Oracle
16 31 (16.58%) ITIL
17 29 (15.51%) Windows Server 2016
18 28 (14.97%) VMware Infrastructure
19 26 (13.90%) Asset Management
19 26 (13.90%) Linux
19 26 (13.90%) Windows Server 2008
20 25 (13.37%) Microsoft Certification
20 25 (13.37%) Agile
20 25 (13.37%) Change Management
21 24 (12.83%) Jamf Pro
21 24 (12.83%) Windows 10
22 23 (12.30%) Azure

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (8.56%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.74%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.67%) Confluence
3 5 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.60%) IIS
5 2 (1.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.07%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.53%) CMS
6 1 (0.53%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (4.81%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.14%) HFM
1 4 (2.14%) SAP BPC
2 2 (1.07%) Exstream
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 51 (27.27%) Microsoft 365
2 23 (12.30%) Azure
3 14 (7.49%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (5.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (4.28%) OneDrive
6 7 (3.74%) AWS
7 4 (2.14%) Power Platform
8 3 (1.60%) SaaS
9 2 (1.07%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (1.07%) BlazeMeter
10 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.53%) GCP
10 1 (0.53%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.53%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.76%) Firewall
2 20 (10.70%) Wireless
3 19 (10.16%) Internet
4 11 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 8 (4.28%) FTP
6 6 (3.21%) DHCP
7 5 (2.67%) DNS
8 4 (2.14%) SAN
9 3 (1.60%) LAN
10 2 (1.07%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.07%) Skype
10 2 (1.07%) VLAN
10 2 (1.07%) WAN
11 1 (0.53%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.53%) HTTP
11 1 (0.53%) MPLS
11 1 (0.53%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.53%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (0.53%) SD-WAN
11 1 (0.53%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (20.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.74%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.21%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.14%) Power BI
4 4 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.60%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (1.60%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.07%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 2 (1.07%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.07%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.07%) Power Query
6 2 (1.07%) QlikView
6 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.53%) MS Access
7 1 (0.53%) MySQL
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.53%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 10 (5.35%) JMeter
2 7 (3.74%) JIRA
2 7 (3.74%) Postman
2 7 (3.74%) Selenium
2 7 (3.74%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.21%) HP UFT
3 6 (3.21%) REST Assured
4 5 (2.67%) MSI
4 5 (2.67%) SpecFlow
4 5 (2.67%) TestComplete
4 5 (2.67%) WebDriver
5 4 (2.14%) Visual Studio Code
5 4 (2.14%) YouTrack
6 3 (1.60%) JBehave
6 3 (1.60%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.60%) Maven
6 3 (1.60%) MSTest
6 3 (1.60%) NUnit
6 3 (1.60%) SoapUI
6 3 (1.60%) TestNG
General
1 41 (21.93%) Social Skills
2 37 (19.79%) Finance
3 19 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (10.16%) Publishing
4 18 (9.63%) Documentation Skills
5 9 (4.81%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 4 (2.14%) Local Government
6 4 (2.14%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.14%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.07%) Legal
7 2 (1.07%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.53%) Back Office
8 1 (0.53%) Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.53%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (0.53%) Military
8 1 (0.53%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (0.53%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (0.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (21.39%) Developer
2 33 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 27 (14.44%) Support Engineer
4 24 (12.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 22 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 22 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 17 (9.09%) Analyst
7 14 (7.49%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 14 (7.49%) Mac Engineer
7 14 (7.49%) Wintel Specialist
8 13 (6.95%) Consultant
9 9 (4.81%) SCCM Engineer
10 8 (4.28%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 8 (4.28%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (4.28%) ERP Developer
10 8 (4.28%) IT Engineer
11 5 (2.67%) Automation Test Lead
11 5 (2.67%) Principal Consultant
11 5 (2.67%) Technical Consultant
11 5 (2.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.70%) .NET
2 18 (9.63%) HTML
3 17 (9.09%) XML
4 9 (4.81%) CSS
5 8 (4.28%) EDI
5 8 (4.28%) XSLT
6 7 (3.74%) Gherkin
6 7 (3.74%) Middleware
6 7 (3.74%) REST
7 6 (3.21%) Web Services
8 4 (2.14%) Classic ASP
8 4 (2.14%) CSS3
8 4 (2.14%) HTML5
8 4 (2.14%) JSON
9 3 (1.60%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.60%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (1.60%) SOAP
9 3 (1.60%) WSH
10 2 (1.07%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (1.07%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.76%) Clustering
2 20 (10.70%) SCADA
3 8 (4.28%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.14%) Driving Licence
4 4 (2.14%) W3C
5 3 (1.60%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.60%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.60%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.60%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.60%) User Experience
5 3 (1.60%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.07%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.07%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.53%) Blog
7 1 (0.53%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 107 (57.22%) Windows
2 44 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 39 (20.86%) Windows Server
4 29 (15.51%) Windows Server 2016
5 26 (13.90%) Linux
5 26 (13.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (12.83%) Windows 10
7 20 (10.70%) SUSE
7 20 (10.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (10.70%) Windows XP
8 9 (4.81%) Windows 7
9 5 (2.67%) Android
9 5 (2.67%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.14%) Windows Server 2019
11 3 (1.60%) Fedora
12 2 (1.07%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.53%) Unix
13 1 (0.53%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 31 (16.58%) ITIL
3 26 (13.90%) Asset Management
4 25 (13.37%) Agile
4 25 (13.37%) Change Management
5 22 (11.76%) Deployment Automation
6 21 (11.23%) Customer Requirements
6 21 (11.23%) Load Balancing
7 19 (10.16%) Test Automation
8 17 (9.09%) Problem Management
8 17 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (8.02%) ETL
10 12 (6.42%) Service Delivery
11 11 (5.88%) BDD
11 11 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (5.88%) Regression Testing
11 11 (5.88%) SDLC
12 10 (5.35%) Presales
13 9 (4.81%) Data Cleansing
13 9 (4.81%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 122 (65.24%) PowerShell
2 58 (31.02%) VB
3 47 (25.13%) SQL
4 23 (12.30%) JavaScript
5 21 (11.23%) C#
6 20 (10.70%) T-SQL
7 18 (9.63%) Python
8 15 (8.02%) Java
9 10 (5.35%) C
9 10 (5.35%) VBA
10 9 (4.81%) VB.NET
11 5 (2.67%) Groovy
12 4 (2.14%) C++
12 4 (2.14%) Perl
12 4 (2.14%) Ruby
13 3 (1.60%) Bash
13 3 (1.60%) XPath
14 2 (1.07%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (13.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (5.88%) Degree
3 5 (2.67%) MCP
4 3 (1.60%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.60%) MCSE
5 2 (1.07%) CCNA
5 2 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.07%) MCSA
5 2 (1.07%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.07%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.53%) CCA
6 1 (0.53%) CCAA
6 1 (0.53%) CISM
6 1 (0.53%) CISSP
6 1 (0.53%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.53%) SSCP
6 1 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.67%) SLA
2 4 (2.14%) Accessibility
3 3 (1.60%) QA
4 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.53%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.53%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 51 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 28 (14.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (9.63%) XenApp
4 14 (7.49%) Microsoft App-V
4 14 (7.49%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (5.35%) vSphere
6 9 (4.81%) Hyper-V
7 7 (3.74%) Virtual Desktop
8 6 (3.21%) BitLocker
8 6 (3.21%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (1.07%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 2 (1.07%) Docker
10 2 (1.07%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.53%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 52 (27.81%) SCCM
2 38 (20.32%) Microsoft Intune
3 24 (12.83%) Jamf Pro
4 20 (10.70%) HP SIM
4 20 (10.70%) OpenView
5 16 (8.56%) Ansible
6 14 (7.49%) IBM BigFix
7 6 (3.21%) SCOM
8 4 (2.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 4 (2.14%) MobiControl
8 4 (2.14%) vCenter Server
8 4 (2.14%) WSUS
9 2 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (1.07%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.07%) Puppet
9 2 (1.07%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.53%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 91 (48.66%) Microsoft
2 65 (34.76%) VMware
3 33 (17.65%) Citrix
4 31 (16.58%) Oracle
5 23 (12.30%) HP
6 15 (8.02%) Trend Micro
7 14 (7.49%) IBM
8 8 (4.28%) Apple
8 8 (4.28%) SYSPRO
9 6 (3.21%) McAfee
9 6 (3.21%) SAP
10 5 (2.67%) Avaya
10 5 (2.67%) Ivanti
10 5 (2.67%) UiPath
11 4 (2.14%) Altiris
11 4 (2.14%) Anaplan
11 4 (2.14%) Blue Prism
11 4 (2.14%) SOTI
11 4 (2.14%) Tagetik
11 4 (2.14%) Zeacom